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Can you guess who the players are by their nicknames? (I am sure that Bert, Woody and Richardrose will be needed to answer some of them). No cheating by looking htem up on the internet or in a book!!! That means you QS and Jake!?!?! What is your favorite nickname of all time?

1. The Splendid Splinter

2. Sultan of Swat

3. The Big Unit

4. The Georgia Peach

5. The Yankee Clipper

6. Big Train

7. Charlie Hustle

8. Stan The Man

9. Shoeless Joe

10. Donnie Baseball

11. Oil Can

12. Wizard of Oz

13. Hammerin Hank

14. Mr. October

15. Iron Horse

16. Ryan Express

17. Mad Hungarian

18. BiggieG

19. Crime Dog

20. Wild Thang

21. Big Hurt

22. The Rocket

23. The Human Rain Delay

24. Sparky

25. Sweetbreads

26. Dizzy

27. Daffy

28. King Kong

29. Peanuts

30. BoBo

31. School Boy

32. Walking Man

33. The Evangelist

34. Birdie

35. Sudden Sam

36. The Professor

37. Larripun Lou

38. Killer

39. The Judge

40. Blue Moon (My personal favorite)

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1. The Splendid Splinter - Ted Williams

2. Sultan of Swat - Babe Ruth

3. The Big Unit - Randy Johnson

4. The Georgia Peach - Ty Cobb

5. The Yankee Clipper - Joe DiMaggio

6. Big Train

7. Charlie Hustle - Pete Rose

8. Stan The Man - Stan Musial

9. Shoeless Joe - Joe Jackson

10. Donnie Baseball - Don Mattingly

11. Oil Can

12. Wizard of Oz - Ozzie Smith

13. Hammerin Hank - Hank Aaron

14. Mr. October - Reggie Jackson

15. Iron Horse - Lou Gehrig

16. Ryan Express - Nolan Ryan

17. Mad Hungarian

18. BiggieG

19. Crime Dog - Fred McGriff

20. Wild Thang

21. Big Hurt - Frank Thomas

22. The Rocket - Roger Clemens

23. The Human Rain Delay

24. Sparky - George Anderson

25. Sweetbreads

26. Dizzy - Dizzy Dean

27. Daffy

28. King Kong

29. Peanuts

30. BoBo

31. School Boy- Rowe (don't know the full name)

32. Walking Man

33. The Evangelist

34. Birdie

35. Sudden Sam

36. The Professor

37. Larripun Lou

38. Killer

39. The Judge

40. Blue Moon (My personal favorite)

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Originally posted by ToledoTigerFan

Agreed. No Neck Williams of the White Sox. I know all but about 5-6 of those listed, but have heard all of them.

I don't know a lot of the actual names that go with them but I have heard all of the nicknames.

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Originally posted by BiggieG

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17. Mad Hungarian-Al Hrabowsky

31. School Boy-Rowe, (Eddie?)

32. Walking Man-Eddie Yost

40. Blue Moon - Odom(My personal favorite)

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11. Oil Can - Dennis Boyd

20. Wild Thang - Mitch Williams

23. The Human Rain Delay - Mike Hargrove

28. King Kong - Dave Kingman

35. Sudden Sam - Sam McDowell

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Some that estrepe1 and rhino didn't answer.

6. Big Train - Walter Johnson

11. Oil Can - Dennis Boyd

20. Wild Thang - Mitch Williams

28. King Kong - Dave Kingman

29. Peanuts - Lowery?

30. BoBo - Newsom

34. Birdie - catcher Birdie Tebbetts

35. Sudden Sam - Sam McDowell

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Originally posted by BiggieG

Can you guess who the players are by their nicknames? (I am sure that Bert, Woody and Richardrose will be needed to answer some of them). No cheating by looking htem up on the internet or in a book!!! That means you QS and Jake!?!?! What is your favorite nickname of all time?

1. The Splendid Splinter WILLIAMS

2. Sultan of Swat RUTH

3. The Big Unit JOHNSON

4. The Georgia Peach COBB

5. The Yankee Clipper DIMMAGIO (SP)

6. Big Train CHRISTY MATHEWSON (SP)?

7. Charlie Hustle ROSE

8. Stan The Man MUSIAL

9. Shoeless Joe JACKSON

10. Donnie Baseball

11. Oil Can BOYD

12. Wizard of Oz OZZIE SMITH

13. Hammerin Hank AARON

14. Mr. October REGGIEEEEE!

15. Iron Horse LOU GERIGH (SP)

16. Ryan Express NOLAN RYAN

17. Mad Hungarian

18. BiggieG GEORGE

19. Crime Dog

20. Wild Thang

21. Big Hurt

22. The Rocket CLEMENS

23. The Human Rain Delay I KNOW THIS ONE BUT I FORGET(A PITCHER?)

24. Sparky ANDERSON

25. Sweetbreads

26. Dizzy DEAN

27. Daffy DEAN

28. King Kong KINGMAN

29. Peanuts

30. BoBo NEWSOM (SP)

31. School Boy ROWE

32. Walking Man YOST

33. The Evangelist

34. Birdie TIBBETS

35. Sudden Sam MCDOWEL

36. The Professor STENGLE (SP)

37. Larripun Lou WHITAKER ?

38. Killer

39. The Judge LANDIS

40. Blue Moon ODOM (My personal favorite)

MY FAVROITE IS CATFISH HUNTER--A MADE UP MARKETING PLOY BY CHARLIE FINLEY BUT A TESTAMENT TO HIS CREATIVITY.

DAMN MY SPELLING!

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1. "Georgia Peach"

2. "Larry"

3. "The Grey Eagle" and "Spoke"

4. "Big Six"

5. "The Cyclone"

6. "The Flying Dutchman"

7. "Rajah"

8. "Wee Willie"

9. "Bucketfoot"

10. "Black Mike"

11. "Three Finger"

12. "Goofy"

13. "Buck"

14. "The Kentucky Colonel"

15. "The Line"

16. "The Commerce Comet"

17. "Chairman of the Board"

18. "Whitey"

19. "Little Looey"

20. "Ol' Aches and Pains"

21. "The Peerless Leader"

22. "Crab"

23. "The Duke of Tralee"

24. "Georgeous George"

25. "Sunny Jim"

26. "Highpockets"

27. "The Fordham Flash"

28. "Tom Terrific"

29. "Stretch"

30. "Pudge" *original*

31. "Beast" and "Double-X"

32. "The Mechanical Man"

33. "Hammerin' Hank"

34. "The Little General," and "Little Joe"

35. "Big Dog"

36. "Big Ed"

37. "Gettysburg Eddie"

38. "Yaz"

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1. "Georgia Peach" Ty Cobb

8. "Wee Willie" Keeler

11. "Three Finger" Mordecai Brown

28. "Tom Terrific" Seaver

30. "Pudge" *original* Carlton Fisk

33. "Hammerin' Hank" Aaron

38. "Yaz" Carl Yazstremski

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4. Big Six - Christy Matthewson

6. The Flying Dutchman - Enos Slaughter (or Honus Wagner...i always get this one confused)

7. Rajah - Rogers Hornsby

9. Bucketfoot - Al Simmons

16. Commerce Comet - Mickey Mantle

17. Chairman of the Board - Whitey Ford

25. Sunny Jim - Jim Bottomley

27. The Fordham Flash - Frankie Frisch

29. Stretch - Willie McCovey

31. Beast and Double X - Jimmy Foxx

I know "The Mechanical Man" and "Ol' Aches and Pains" but I can't think of them right now.

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Originally posted by CanEHdian Pride

6. The Flying Dutchman - Enos Slaughter (or Honus Wagner...i always get this one confused)

6. Flying Dutchman - Honus Wagner

Just hit me...it's Enos "Country" Slaughter

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2. "Larry" - Chipper Jones :classic:

5. "The Cyclone" - Cy Young

15. "The Line" - Al Kaline

19. "Little Looey" - Luis Aparicio

32. "The Mechanical Man" - Charlie Gehringer

33. "Hammerin' Hank" - Aaron or Greenberg

34. "The Little General," and "Little Joe" - Joe Morgan

35. "Big Dog" -Tony Perez aka Doggie ??

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1. The Splendid Splinter

2. Sultan of Swat

3. The Big Unit- Randy Johnson

4. The Georgia Peach- Ty Cobb

5. The Yankee Clipper- Joe Dimagio

6. Big Train

7. Charlie Hustle- Pete Rose

8. Stan The Man- Musial

9. Shoeless Joe- Lackson

10. Donnie Baseball- Don Mattingly

11. Oil Can- Boyd

12. Wizard of Oz- Ozzie Smith

13. Hammerin Hank- Aaron

14. Mr. October- Reggie Jackson

15. Iron Horse- Gerigh

16. Ryan Express- Nolan Ryan

17. Mad Hungarian

18. BiggieG

19. Crime Dog- Fred McGriff

20. Wild Thang

21. Big Hurt- Frank Thomas

22. The Rocket- Roger Clemens

23. The Human Rain Delay

24. Sparky Anderson

25. Sweetbreads

26. Dizzy- Dean

27. Daffy

28. King Kong

29. Peanuts

30. BoBo

31. School Boy

32. Walking Man

33. The Evangelist

34. Birdie- Mark Fydrich

35. Sudden Sam

36. The Professor

37. Larripun Lou

38. Killer

39. The Judge

40. Blue Moon (My personal favorite)

well I got 20 of them I think

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3. "The Grey Eagle" and "Spoke" - Tris Speaker

13. "Buck" Buck Rodgers?

18. "Whitey" Herzog or Lockman

24. "Georgeous George" George Sisler?

29. "Stretch" - Willie McCovey

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Originally posted by tim48035

1. "Georgia Peach" Ty Cobb

8. "Wee Willie" Keeler

11. "Three Finger" Mordecai Brown

28. "Tom Terrific" Seaver

30. "Pudge" *original* Carlton Fisk

33. "Hammerin' Hank" Aaron

38. "Yaz" Carl Yazstremski

You are correct, sir.:classic:

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Originally posted by CanEHdian Pride

4. Big Six - Christy Matthewson

6. The Flying Dutchman - Enos Slaughter (or Honus Wagner...i always get this one confused)

7. Rajah - Rogers Hornsby

9. Bucketfoot - Al Simmons

16. Commerce Comet - Mickey Mantle

17. Chairman of the Board - Whitey Ford

25. Sunny Jim - Jim Bottomley

27. The Fordham Flash - Frankie Frisch

29. Stretch - Willie McCovey

31. Beast and Double X - Jimmy Foxx

I know "The Mechanical Man" and "Ol' Aches and Pains" but I can't think of them right now.

Correct, I'll give you credit for mentioning Honus Wagner.

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